What will I learn?

This advanced program in the networks and technology field drives business around the world.

Program Highlights

Our vigorous and comprehensive program of study will build a solid foundation from which you can launch an exciting career in Information Technology.
Our emphasis on practical hands-on learning develops the essential problem-solving skills critical to securing employment.

What you'll learn

Excellent communication, problem solving and teamwork skills. Gain the skills to fully manage sophisticated, multi-vendor computer network environments

Excel in:

Network Connectivity
Virtual Infrastructure
Network and Data Security

Explore in:

Server Operating Systems
Security Auditing and Computer Forensics
Cloud Computing Technologies

How you’ll gain skills

Gain valuable experience during co-op work terms.
Test and apply course concepts using state-of-the-art software and equipment in our computer labs.
Apply cumulative program knowledge through a capstone research project.
Participate in applied research projects to solve real world challenges.

Opportunities
Where you can go next

Earn a degree:

Griffith University - Bachelor of Information Technology
McMaster University - Bachelor of Technology in Software Engineering Technology

Your future career options

Network Administrators
Security Analyst/Security Administrators
IT Support Specialists
Technical Support Analyst
Computer Forensics

Where you could work includes:

Technical and Information Services
Professional Business and Financial Services
Health Care Services
Manufacturing Services
Government and Education Services

Opportunities for grads

Graduates may be eligible to be registered as associate members of The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Pursue IT certifications, such as ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, A+ and LPIC.

Which department am I in?

Mohawk College

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,493.67 (US$ 12,153) per year
Semester 1: CAN $7,490.57; Semester 2: CAN $7,550.57

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Mohawk College

Fennell Campus,

135 Fennell Avenue West,

Hamilton,

Ontario (ON),

L9C 0E5, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:

Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
Grade 12 Mathematics, MAP4C ≥ 60%; or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent

A working knowledge in computers and desktop applications is required for success in this program

Language Requirements for International Students:

See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8
TOEFL minimum score of 550 (79-80 Internet based)
or IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5

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About this uni

At Mohawk College, students are provided a world of opportunity and will have the chance to develop skills crucial to becoming work ready graduates.

  • Hamilton-based college with large international community
  • Three modern campuses with recent renovations
  • 30+ support services for international students
  • More than 100 programs covering a range of subject areas